Posts Tagged: consumer capitalism

Yoga for Climate Action: Saucha

Lying in a bathtub, holding to the sides Frozen in the steam and everything to hide Deep in the bathtub, make it good and hot Make it hot enough to wash everything off Yes, I’m lying in a bathtub, lying

Yoga for Climate Action: Saucha

Lying in a bathtub, holding to the sides Frozen in the steam and everything to hide Deep in the bathtub, make it good and hot Make it hot enough to wash everything off Yes, I’m lying in a bathtub, lying

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

  According to Carbon Brief’s analysis, we’re on track to pass 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature rise within 5 years. It’s hard to integrate this fact into daily lives that proceed in the ordinary way. As the laws of physics implement

Breaking Free by Getting Jailed in Whiting, Indiana

  According to Carbon Brief’s analysis, we’re on track to pass 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature rise within 5 years. It’s hard to integrate this fact into daily lives that proceed in the ordinary way. As the laws of physics implement

A List of Deadening Things, pt. 2

Deadening (the opposite of radicalizing) things, continued. We can endeavor to avoid what we can identify. Looking at a screen Too much responsibility Being given options when you don’t have a preference Not relating to presented concerns Being talked down to Having

A List of Deadening Things, pt. 2

Deadening (the opposite of radicalizing) things, continued. We can endeavor to avoid what we can identify. Looking at a screen Too much responsibility Being given options when you don’t have a preference Not relating to presented concerns Being talked down to Having

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

As I’m reading BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life, I’m teaching the koshas to my classes, one a week. But as he points out, the koshas, or sheaths of being, are not one then another, they are interpenetrating, mapping and remapping

Cornel West and BKS Iyengar: joy, suffering, and moral constipation

As I’m reading BKS Iyengar’s Light on Life, I’m teaching the koshas to my classes, one a week. But as he points out, the koshas, or sheaths of being, are not one then another, they are interpenetrating, mapping and remapping

Small Matters 1: How I Tell Myself What to Do

When I put a restriction on myself, I’d better be fully on board with it. I perform a psychological pas-de-deux when giving things up or taking things on, in which my Better Judgment and the Pleasure Seeker must both give

Small Matters 1: How I Tell Myself What to Do

When I put a restriction on myself, I’d better be fully on board with it. I perform a psychological pas-de-deux when giving things up or taking things on, in which my Better Judgment and the Pleasure Seeker must both give

Yoga of Climate Action: Asana

We have a thought, or we perform an act, repeatedly, but on a certain day the real meaning of the thought peals through us for the first time, or the act has suddenly turned into a moral impossibility. All we

Yoga of Climate Action: Asana

We have a thought, or we perform an act, repeatedly, but on a certain day the real meaning of the thought peals through us for the first time, or the act has suddenly turned into a moral impossibility. All we